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Daily Mail
Carson says America is a cruise ship about to go off Niagara Fallson... Share this article But after a disappointing finish in Iowa, in which s
Carson says America is a cruise ship about to go off Niagara Falls
Daily Mail / Posted 10 minutes ago
on... Share this article But after a disappointing finish in Iowa, in which surrogates for Texas Sen. Ted Cruz on caucus night suggested to some voters that Carson was dropping out – a CNN story reported that he was leaving the campaign... Read more
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The Hill
Hispanic lawmakers face painful decision on Puerto Ricomeasured against the worsening crisis in Puerto Rico, this legislation is neces
Hispanic lawmakers face painful decision on Puerto Rico
The Hill / Posted 17 minutes ago
measured against the worsening crisis in Puerto Rico, this legislation is necessary,’ said Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.) a caucus member and top Democrat on the House Natural Resources Committee. Hispanic Caucus Chairwoman Linda Sanchez (D-Calif.)... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Reverse IBI cuts, PCs sayOn May 17, the Wynne Liberals voted down a motion from the Ontario PC Caucus th
Reverse IBI cuts, PCs say
The Sudbury Star / Posted an hour ago
On May 17, the Wynne Liberals voted down a motion from the Ontario PC Caucus that called for the government to provide support for all children with autism. Our motion stated: "The Legislative Assembly of Ontario accepts that autism doesn't end at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari Has Removed Impunity - Oyegunjudicial system and be visited with the appropriate penalties and punishment,"
Buhari Has Removed Impunity - Oyegun
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
judicial system and be visited with the appropriate penalties and punishment," he said. Also, a member of the APC National Caucus, Chief Sam Nkire, has described President Buhari's performance in his first year in office as "more than... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Illinois daily fantasy sports betting bill shelveda lobbyist working for FanDuel and DraftKings suggested he could get support fr
Illinois daily fantasy sports betting bill shelved
Northwest Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
a lobbyist working for FanDuel and DraftKings suggested he could get support from members of the House Legislative Black Caucus in exchange for contributions to their foundations. Mayfield made the allegation during a hearing on the bill and said... Read more
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Roll Call
New Generation of Vets in CongressHill. Last year, Hawaii Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard and Pennsylvania Republi
New Generation of Vets in Congress
Roll Call / Posted 3 hours ago
Hill. Last year, Hawaii Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard and Pennsylvania Republican Rep. Scott Perry launched a bipartisan caucus to help post-9/11 veterans transition to civilian life and to draw attention to issues like post-traumatic stress.... Read more
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Roll Call
Remembering Overlooked Black Soldiersto make the effort bipartisan, I persuaded Texas Rep. Mickey Leland, a Democrat
Remembering Overlooked Black Soldiers
Roll Call / Posted 3 hours ago
to make the effort bipartisan, I persuaded Texas Rep. Mickey Leland, a Democrat and the head of the Congressional Black Caucus, to join me in supporting Ramsey's long campaign for racial justice in the Armed Forces. And while Leland agreed to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pres. Sirleaf to Break Ground for 40 KM Gbarpolu RoadEllen Johnson Sirleaf will lead an array of government officials, including mem
Pres. Sirleaf to Break Ground for 40 KM Gbarpolu Road
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf will lead an array of government officials, including members of the Gbarpolu County Legislative Caucus, on Friday to break grounds for the construction of a 40-kilometer road in Gbarpolu County. The road, according to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Marylanders Selfish and Clannish? Have They Forgotten Tubman?soon became charismatic. Remember the slogan, "No Tubman, no Senator?" That wa
Marylanders Selfish and Clannish? Have They Forgotten Tubman?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
soon became charismatic. Remember the slogan, "No Tubman, no Senator?" That was because in 1923 the True Whig Party "caucus," created by President C.D.B. King, had handpicked its own senatorial candidate for Maryland, against the wishes of... Read more
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The New Statesman
Why is Disney producing so many live-action remakes of its most popular animated movies?In a dreary campaign, it was a moment that shone: Hillary Clinton, on the road
Why is Disney producing so many live-action remakes of its most popular animated movies?
The New Statesman / Posted 5 hours ago
In a dreary campaign, it was a moment that shone: Hillary Clinton, on the road to the caucus in Iowa, stopping at a Mexican fast-food restaurant to eat and somehow passing unrecognised. Americans of all political persuasions gleefully speculated over... Read more
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Salon.com
GOP’s poverty proposal: What to expect in the first of Paul Ryan’s big policy initiativesbut the speaker is also apparently getting ready to churn out some new policy r
GOP’s poverty proposal: What to expect in the first of Paul Ryan’s big policy initiatives
Salon.com / Posted 5 hours ago
but the speaker is also apparently getting ready to churn out some new policy recommendations for the House Republican Caucus. As The New York Times reported, Ryan and the House GOP are going to start churning out one new policy proposal a... Read more
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The New Statesman
The struggles of Huma AbedinIn a dreary campaign, it was a moment that shone: Hillary Clinton, on the road
The struggles of Huma Abedin
The New Statesman / Posted 6 hours ago
In a dreary campaign, it was a moment that shone: Hillary Clinton, on the road to the caucus in Iowa, stopping at a Mexican fast-food restaurant to eat and somehow passing unrecognised. Americans of all political persuasions gleefully speculated over... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
We're Not At War, Obaseki Admonishes Fellow Guber Aspirantsmade the appeal while receiving the party's nomination and expression of intere
We're Not At War, Obaseki Admonishes Fellow Guber Aspirants
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
made the appeal while receiving the party's nomination and expression of interest form purchased for him by the state APC caucus in the National Assembly and market women. Presenting the form to Obaseki before a mammoth crowd at his campaign... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PDP Crisis and Democracy Daycongresses that culminated in its controversial National Convention in Port Har
PDP Crisis and Democracy Day
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
congresses that culminated in its controversial National Convention in Port Harcourt. The problem started when a powerful caucus in the party had, in spite of strong objections from the founders and elders of the PDP, not only imposed Sheriff, but... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PDP's One Year in Oppositionthe region had to complete before a shift to another zone. Sheriff was not one
PDP's One Year in Opposition
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
the region had to complete before a shift to another zone. Sheriff was not one of the nominees sent by the North-East caucus to be considered by the national caucus of the party as chairman. Therefore, his emergence, ab initio, was described... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
2015 Promises, the Pains of Shortcomings, the Prospects Ahead of 2019 - Oyegunfunds to run party affairs or private issues. So, the relationship is very goo
2015 Promises, the Pains of Shortcomings, the Prospects Ahead of 2019 - Oyegun
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
funds to run party affairs or private issues. So, the relationship is very good. We have met a few times either as NEC or caucus or whatever and, in other circumstances to device ways of raising money for the party and we have a scheme already... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Who Is Confusing Nigerians, Politicians or Judges?to generate ideas and strategies to move the party forward. Adamu Muazu's plan
Who Is Confusing Nigerians, Politicians or Judges?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
to generate ideas and strategies to move the party forward. Adamu Muazu's plan to reconcile all warring factions and caucuses within the party so as to end the wrangling that long bedeviled the party was applauded; so was his solemn pledge to... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Black lawmakers call for removal of language that allows slavery to continueof language in the state constitution that they say allows slavery to continue
Black lawmakers call for removal of language that allows slavery to continue
The Alliance Review / Posted 7 hours ago
of language in the state constitution that they say allows slavery to continue in the state. The Ohio Legislative Black Caucus wants lawmakers to place the issue before voters, removing six words that allow forced labor for prisoners. The... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
John Key questioned on National's closeness to fishing industryPrime Minister John Key. Photo / Doug Sherring National Party president Peter
John Key questioned on National's closeness to fishing industry
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 hours ago
Prime Minister John Key. Photo / Doug Sherring National Party president Peter Goodfellow leaves the National caucus room during any discussion about the fishing industry to avoid any conflict of interest, Prime Minister John Key says. Mr Goodfellow... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Letter says McGeehan ‘excluded’ from meetingsas a "scare tactic." McGeehan, 36, of Chester, received a letter from Armstead
Letter says McGeehan ‘excluded’ from meetings
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 10 hours ago
as a "scare tactic." McGeehan, 36, of Chester, received a letter from Armstead last week excluding him from the Republican Caucus for the remainder of the special legislative session, which opened on May 16. "As you are aware," Armstead wrote, "we... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
CT Politics: Why can’t we be friendsweek in Bridgeport blamed Hillary Clinton for the deaths of four Americans duri
CT Politics: Why can’t we be friends
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 11 hours ago
week in Bridgeport blamed Hillary Clinton for the deaths of four Americans during the 2012 terrorist attack. A minority caucus spokesman for the House Select Committee on Benghazi disputed accounts by Kris “Tanto” Paronto that Clinton failed to... Read more
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Connecticut Post
CT Politics: Why can’t we be friendsweek in Bridgeport blamed Hillary Clinton for the deaths of four Americans duri
CT Politics: Why can’t we be friends
Connecticut Post / Posted 11 hours ago
week in Bridgeport blamed Hillary Clinton for the deaths of four Americans during the 2012 terrorist attack. A minority caucus spokesman for the House Select Committee on Benghazi disputed accounts by Kris “Tanto” Paronto that Clinton failed to... Read more
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The Advocate
Who stayed? Who went? Who never left? People, groups, things after Gov. John Bel Edwards took overdidn’t get any quality time with Jindal during the year they overlapped in offi
Who stayed? Who went? Who never left? People, groups, things after Gov. John Bel Edwards took over
The Advocate / Posted 11 hours ago
didn’t get any quality time with Jindal during the year they overlapped in office. As the chairman of the Legislative Black Caucus now, he’s attended at least five meetings with Edwards during the past 100 days. Foster Campbell: A frequent critic... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
The openness of the Tories at their convention is the story of the weekendyou do. Refuse to explain your motives, or provide context, and others will do
The openness of the Tories at their convention is the story of the weekend
The Globe and Mail / Posted 11 hours ago
you do. Refuse to explain your motives, or provide context, and others will do it for you. Actively work to keep your caucus members and candidates and local activists away from the spotlight, and you’ll miss the chance to have them tell their... Read more
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Darien News-Review
CT Politics: Why can’t we be friendsweek in Bridgeport blamed Hillary Clinton for the deaths of four Americans duri
CT Politics: Why can’t we be friends
Darien News-Review / Posted 12 hours ago
week in Bridgeport blamed Hillary Clinton for the deaths of four Americans during the 2012 terrorist attack. A minority caucus spokesman for the House Select Committee on Benghazi disputed accounts by Kris “Tanto” Paronto that Clinton failed to... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
CT Politics: Why can’t we be friendsweek in Bridgeport blamed Hillary Clinton for the deaths of four Americans duri
CT Politics: Why can’t we be friends
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 hours ago
week in Bridgeport blamed Hillary Clinton for the deaths of four Americans during the 2012 terrorist attack. A minority caucus spokesman for the House Select Committee on Benghazi disputed accounts by Kris “Tanto” Paronto that Clinton failed to... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
CT Politics: Why can’t we be friendsweek in Bridgeport blamed Hillary Clinton for the deaths of four Americans duri
CT Politics: Why can’t we be friends
Stamford Advocate / Posted 12 hours ago
week in Bridgeport blamed Hillary Clinton for the deaths of four Americans during the 2012 terrorist attack. A minority caucus spokesman for the House Select Committee on Benghazi disputed accounts by Kris “Tanto” Paronto that Clinton failed to... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Fildebrandt finds support on social media from Wildrose members and publicjumped to his defence. As of Sunday, his statement, which also expressed surpr
Fildebrandt finds support on social media from Wildrose members and public
Calgary Sun / Posted 13 hours ago
jumped to his defence. As of Sunday, his statement, which also expressed surprise about his suspension from the Wildrose caucus, had received over 300 comments and 570 likes. Almost all of the comments were in support of Fildebrandt. "If Brian... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Illinois daily fantasy sports betting bill shelveda lobbyist working for FanDuel and DraftKings suggested he could get support fr
Illinois daily fantasy sports betting bill shelved
The Journal-Standard / Posted 13 hours ago
a lobbyist working for FanDuel and DraftKings suggested he could get support from members of the House Legislative Black Caucus in exchange for contributions to their foundations. Mayfield made the allegation during a hearing on the bill and said... Read more
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asianage
PM Modi on 5-nation tour from June 4in 2016. “The US Congress has been a source of strength for the India-US strate
PM Modi on 5-nation tour from June 4
asianage / Posted 14 hours ago
in 2016. “The US Congress has been a source of strength for the India-US strategic partnership and the India Congressional Caucus is the largest such group in the US Congress,” the government had stated earlier. “During the visit (to the US), the... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Gary Johnson wins Libertarian nomination for presidentweeks ago and endorsed Ohio Gov. John Kasich in the Republican primary earlier
Gary Johnson wins Libertarian nomination for president
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 16 hours ago
weeks ago and endorsed Ohio Gov. John Kasich in the Republican primary earlier this election cycle. Unlike the primary and caucus system used by the Republican and Democratic parties, Libertarian presidential candidates have spent much of the past... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Leaders' debate: They looked more like puppets than PMswell there. Unlike Turnbull, Shorten didn't "assassinate" anybody. Rather, he w
Leaders' debate: They looked more like puppets than PMs
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 17 hours ago
well there. Unlike Turnbull, Shorten didn't "assassinate" anybody. Rather, he was elected by a free vote of ALP members and caucus after Rudd resigned. So, there is no comparison there with any previous leader. But what really matters, as he... Read more
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New York Magazine
Sanders Admits the Nomination Isn't Rigged, but Superdelegates Should Swing Itregardless of how a majority of voters in those states, albeit not an overwhelm
Sanders Admits the Nomination Isn't Rigged, but Superdelegates Should Swing It
New York Magazine / Posted 17 hours ago
regardless of how a majority of voters in those states, albeit not an overwhelming majority, have voted? In addition, caucuses, which Sanders has dominated, are often criticized as undemocratic due to their reliance on activist enthusiasm,... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Tenn. Dem chair: Indicted sheriff proof of corrupt Republicanspiggy bank," Mancini said. Two Republican state senators who share representat
Tenn. Dem chair: Indicted sheriff proof of corrupt Republicans
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 20 hours ago
piggy bank," Mancini said. Two Republican state senators who share representation of Rutherford County, Senate Republican Caucus Chairman Bill Ketron of Murfreesboro and Sen. Jim Tracy of Shelbyville, have both called on Arnold to resign since the... Read more
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ABC News
Gary Johnson Wins Libertarian Nomination For Presidentthe Libertarian ticket, which will likely be the only third party on the ballot
Gary Johnson Wins Libertarian Nomination For President
ABC News / Posted 22 hours ago
the Libertarian ticket, which will likely be the only third party on the ballot in all 50 states. Unlike the primary and caucus system used by the Republican and Democratic parties, Libertarian presidential candidates have spent much of the past... Read more
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CBC.ca
How Justin Trudeau is trying to reimagine the Liberal partyof the new constitution, while only 66 voted against it. (John Woods/Canadian P
How Justin Trudeau is trying to reimagine the Liberal party
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
of the new constitution, while only 66 voted against it. (John Woods/Canadian Press) "The Liberals have evolved from the caucus-dominated party of Laurier's day, through the regional minister period under King, to a widespread-membership model,"... Read more
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Salon.com
Donald Trump exposes the GOP’s dirty secret: They build everything by nurturing white ragestate Sen. Dale Schultz (R), confessed that stopping voter fraud was not the po
Donald Trump exposes the GOP’s dirty secret: They build everything by nurturing white rage
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
state Sen. Dale Schultz (R), confessed that stopping voter fraud was not the point. “I was in the closed Senate Republican Caucus when the final round of multiple Voter ID bills were being discussed. A handful of the GOP senators were giddy about... Read more
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CBC.ca
PC MPP 'learned a lot' from sensitivity training after controversial jokeProgressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown demoted MacLaren from his role as
PC MPP 'learned a lot' from sensitivity training after controversial joke
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown demoted MacLaren from his role as the regional representative in the party's caucus, then asked him to stay away from Queen's Park so he could take sensitivity training. MacLaren said Saturday night at... Read more
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The Hill
Frustration with White House builds in Hispanic caucussaid, “Somebody –– somebody in the executive branch.” Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-Ca
Frustration with White House builds in Hispanic caucus
The Hill / Posted yesterday
said, “Somebody –– somebody in the executive branch.” Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-Calif.), who heads the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), said the lack of outreach has prevented CHC members from educating constituents about the nature of the raids,... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Why the favored Libertarian ticket could be in jeopardythey want at this weekend’s meetings, unlike the two major parties, which bind
Why the favored Libertarian ticket could be in jeopardy
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
they want at this weekend’s meetings, unlike the two major parties, which bind most delegates according to a primary or caucus process. Many establishment Libertarians in Florida support a Johnson-Weld ticket because it would give credibility... Read more
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Al.com
Governor Bentley wants to hear from youwill be restored families and restored communities. This year for the first ti
Governor Bentley wants to hear from you
Al.com / Posted yesterday
will be restored families and restored communities. This year for the first time, I convened meetings of the Women's Caucus of the Alabama Legislature, and we discussed the rebuilding and ultimate restoration of Tutwiler Women's Prison. I'm... Read more
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Salon.com
Let’s blow up the Democrats: The Sanders coalition is the future — but requires a third partyCanova would face Wasserman-Schultz in the general, where turnout is guaranteed
Let’s blow up the Democrats: The Sanders coalition is the future — but requires a third party
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
Canova would face Wasserman-Schultz in the general, where turnout is guaranteed to be higher. If Canova won the seat, he’d caucus with the Democrats (like Sanders has in the Senate) while the party or coalition he represents builds itself... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Thomas: The current nominating process isn't workingwith the 1796 election, presidential candidates were selected by their respecti
Thomas: The current nominating process isn't working
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted yesterday
with the 1796 election, presidential candidates were selected by their respective congressional parties, or a party caucus convened by state legislatures. Before 1820, Democratic-Republican members of Congress nominated a single candidate... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Winners and Losers in the Oklahoma Legislative Sessionof federal dollars, and to roll back the most recent cut in the top income tax
Winners and Losers in the Oklahoma Legislative Session
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted yesterday
of federal dollars, and to roll back the most recent cut in the top income tax rate. The 30-member House Democratic caucus tried to force a vote on the Medicaid plan by holding up passage of a proposed $1.50-per-pack cigarette tax hike. That... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Party divided over superdelegate system as 2016 Democratic State Convention kicks offwill discuss these specific issues at the convention this weekend. Clinton sup
Party divided over superdelegate system as 2016 Democratic State Convention kicks off
Hawaii News Now / Posted yesterday
will discuss these specific issues at the convention this weekend. Clinton supporters are also proposing a rule change that would end same day party registration at the caucus, but Sanders supporters say it's sour grapes because they lost this y... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
On the Road to Unity?go into consultation with the leadership of the BoT with a view to convening a
On the Road to Unity?
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
go into consultation with the leadership of the BoT with a view to convening a reconciliatory meeting of the national caucus of the party to arrive at an amicable settlement. The caretaker committee has the support of party's mainstream.... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Donald Trump could win the White House in a landslidenot inspire that level of emotion. The so called "woman card" that she plays is
Donald Trump could win the White House in a landslide
The Daily Mercury / Posted yesterday
not inspire that level of emotion. The so called "woman card" that she plays is not motivating women either. In the Iowa caucus, only 14 per cent of women under 30 voted for Hillary; in New Hampshire it was around 10 per cent. Young women went... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Donald Trump could win the White House in a landslidenot inspire that level of emotion. The so called "woman card" that she plays is
Donald Trump could win the White House in a landslide
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted yesterday
not inspire that level of emotion. The so called "woman card" that she plays is not motivating women either. In the Iowa caucus, only 14 per cent of women under 30 voted for Hillary; in New Hampshire it was around 10 per cent. Young women went... Read more
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Queensland Times
Donald Trump could win the White House in a landslidenot inspire that level of emotion. The so called "woman card" that she plays is
Donald Trump could win the White House in a landslide
Queensland Times / Posted yesterday
not inspire that level of emotion. The so called "woman card" that she plays is not motivating women either. In the Iowa caucus, only 14 per cent of women under 30 voted for Hillary; in New Hampshire it was around 10 per cent. Young women went... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Donald Trump could win the White House in a landslidenot inspire that level of emotion. The so called "woman card" that she plays is
Donald Trump could win the White House in a landslide
The Morning Bulletin / Posted yesterday
not inspire that level of emotion. The so called "woman card" that she plays is not motivating women either. In the Iowa caucus, only 14 per cent of women under 30 voted for Hillary; in New Hampshire it was around 10 per cent. Young women went... Read more
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